La Terra Promessa: Italians in the Yarra Valley Before 1945

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J D Publishing, Oct 4, 2015 - Australia - 150 pages
Detailed history of the Italian community in the Yarra Valley - from working in the local wine industry in the1880's, to building the Silvan Dam, to farmers on the land. It is also the story of what happened to this community during the war years - when the adopted country goes to war with their homeland.

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About the author (2015)

Anthony McAleer has a passion for the history of the Yarra Valley. He has written 12 books on the area and has erected some 60 memorials. He is involved in numerous historical and cultural groups in this district.

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